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  • Gov. taps new OIG, elections chief, hires House member

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced a number of significant appointments Friday afternoon, naming a new elections commissioner, a new port authority member, four new members on the board of corrections, making the acting inspector general permanent and re-...
  • Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness

    Former York High teacher wants melanoma awareness
    Prayer, positive thinking and participation in a clinical trial using a drug as-yet unapproved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have got her to this point. Last June, when Rebecca Ballard, then an English teacher at York High School, was...
  • Thomas Jefferson's wine

    Thomas Jefferson's wine
    In a garden beside rows of fruit trees and vegetables, grapes ripen on a sun-dappled mountainside. A few yards away, visitors snake their way through Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home. Even those who never have been there recognize the iconic mansion...
  • Terps lose in final game of NCAA super regional, 11-2, to Virginia

    Terps lose in final game of NCAA super regional, 11-2, to Virginia
    The Maryland baseball team's improbable NCAA tournament run ended in disappointment Monday when Virginia jumped to an early lead and never let up in an 11-2 drubbing in the deciding third game of the NCAA super regional. “There’s only...
  • Virginia prepares for the distractions and hype of the College World Series

    Whit Mayberry experienced college baseball royalty status in 2011 when he and his Virginia teammates loaded onto a bus to go from their hotel to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb., with a police escort leading the way. Oh, and that team hotel. Mayberry...
  • Calling all Authors

    Calling all Authors
    The Williamsburg Book Festival is back for its second year and is looking for authors. There's a twist to this year's application process, according to festival organizer Greg Lilly (publisher with Cherokee McGhee Publishing). From the press release:...
  • Pitching-rich U.Va. serious threat to win College World Series

    Pitching-rich U.Va. serious threat to win College World Series
    Many teams would have been doomed. Many coaches would have been stuck. Not Virginia. And not Brian O'Connor. Yes, O'Connor had used three starting pitchers in the first two games of the Cavaliers' NCAA tournament super regional against Maryland. And...
  • Virginia tries to reverse trend of coming up short at home in NCAA baseball tournament

    Virginia tries to reverse trend of coming up short at home in NCAA baseball tournament
    Virginia baseball coach Brian O'Connor hasn't sat his team down to talk about getting over the hump in NCAA regionals. Most of his players have been down this road before, so no reminder is necessary. Still, the fact remains that when it comes to...
  • Inside the BRD: Grafton puts three, Jamestown two on 4A all-state boys soccer first team

    Grafton High put three players from its Group 4A state semifinalists on the Virginia High School Coaches Association all-state first team, while Bay Rivers District champ Jamestown put two on the first team and one on the second. The Grafton...
  • Study: Left alone with their thoughts, people choose electric shock

    Study: Left alone with their thoughts, people choose electric shock
    "The mind is its own place, and in it self / Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n," John Milton wrote in "Paradise Lost." It seems the English poet was at least half right. In a new study, people who were asked to spend a few...
  • InsideMDSports: Four-star forward prospect Danjel Purifoy discusses interest in Maryland

    InsideMDSports: Four-star forward prospect Danjel Purifoy discusses interest in Maryland
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMDSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. InsideMDSports.com had a chance to catch up with 2015 small forward Danjel Purifoy, the four-star...